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The Latest Language Insights from SIMON & SIMON

23 February 2018

In the previous two articles, we focused on the most important European languages for UK businesses. This week, we will delve even deeper into this topic by discussing the subtleties of the English language for business negotiations. Any business that […]

29 November 2017

Opportunities in new business markets may not always turn up on your doorstep, or even in the same continent – instead, you may find that you are building business relationships in far-flung territories. A language barrier is one potential obstacle […]

23 November 2017

In the past, we have looked at how Europe and the rest of the world conduct business, outlining some of the most important principles and customs. This time, we will be giving you an in-depth analysis of the Chinese business […]

29 January 2013

Why do different cultures clash from time to time? It’s all a matter of PERCEPTION. It’s not about what you are like. It’s what I think you are like. The problem is that this perception is probably historical and not up to date. It is only a collection of perpetuated stereotypes which might, to some extent be accurate en-masse, but they almost always fail to capture the truth when it comes down to the individual. Our cross-cultural training was designed to take into account cultural idiosyncrasies without perpetuating cultural stereotypes.

11 January 2013

In the third of this series on international communication, Barry Tomalin, Author of ‘The World’s Business Cultures and How to Unlock Them’ (Thorogood 2010) and our lead consultant on all things ‘cross-cultural’, offers us an insight into a little tool he has used to record many of the memories of more than 30 years working and travelling in more than 60 countries.

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